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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/11/2014 8:44 AM)


 

Veteran's Day ~ Rememberance Day  

All gave some.  Some gave all.   


What a difference a day makes!    Yesterday morning when we woke up it was 63 degrees.  Then the temperature started dropping.  By 1 PM it was 25 degrees and started to snow.  The snow kept up for quite a while, small flakes but blowing sideways.  By the time it was through all the grassy areas and rooftops were covered but it didn't stick to the pavement so that was just wet ~~ too wet and possibly icy for us to chance going to the mail box.  By bedtime, the temp was 16 degrees and right now, it's 12!  A 50 degree drop in temperature!    Definitely a good time to stay inside and curl up with a good book (my excuse for avoiding work).   

♥ Dorothy

Have you hugged your Vet today?


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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/12/2014 1:35 AM)

 

Well believe it or not.  Here I am.  Because of issues with the event, they extended it 2 days so it is just ending.  I must have a million tags to make over the next 2 weeks.  Heaven help me.

Suz's mil is still in the hospital, she is still on the ventilator.  They sedated her and gave her a drug to basically paralyze her as she was fighting that tube down her throat.  They are slowly bringing her out of it now so they can attempt the removal again.  Talk is that one of June's daughters will put their house on the market and buy June's home.  They will move in with her to help take care of her.  She cannot be alone and she is determined to not be in a nursing home.  Suz said she was awake this evening and making wild eyes because she had a male nurse.  They told her to quit flirting.

So much going on here.  You know mom had those falls weeks back and went to Convenient Care after the 2nd one because her right shoulder hurt so bad.  They did x-rays and said she had probably just bruised the muscles.  So the usual ice first 48 then heat after.  In a few days it got better.  Then she went to town making tree skirts.  Suddenly her arm/shoulder were hurting again and was worse than before.  So after Josh's BD party on Sun. Suz again took mom to Con. Care.  This doctor, moved, jiggled and poked all over fingers, arm, shoulder and neck.  He was sure it was her rotator cuff.  We were so worried because that is a nasty surgery and a long difficult recovery with a lot of therapy.  She saw her ortho today and he said it cannot be seen but lots of time in the elderly the rotator cuff gets little tears in it.  He gave her a cortisone shot and told her to try and keep the arm close to her body and give it a lot of rest.  If it is not better or gets worse he is to come back.  So time will tell.

Now for me....where to begin.  I went to the doctor with a list.  I added to it at the reception desk, when the nurse was checking me out and again as I talked to Dr. Fownes. 1.  Get a flu shot....check.  2.  Talk about the on going rash under breasts and abdominal flap and that the old cream does not work and that I think (due to research) that it is a yeast infection.  He looked at it and agreed...new med for that.  I told him my blood sugar was too high and that I had not been being good about it.  So blood work.  Asked why Degenerative Disc Disease was not on my chart or diagnosis list.  Was diagnosed in 2007 and was the main reason I had to quit work and go on disability.  He searched the records and finally found the diagnosis from Dr. Benson's paperwork.  So it has been added back in.  I was supposed to get an O2 eval for medicare.  But they did not have the paperwork.  So were going to call for it. Talked about my hip and suggested maybe my arthritis had gotten worse.  He thought it more likely was coming from the back.  Off for x-rays.  Then off to the lab.  While in the lab he came in an told me I was right, it was my hip and got a med for that.  Well it is an NSAID and will effect my blood thinner, so had to call Anticoag CLinic to let them know.  They upped my recheck date.  So after lab they said all set to go...I said what are we doing about the O2 eval.  She said that I would need to walk laps in the hall with them monitoring my stats.  I could not do that so Dr. Fownes was going to get the records for the first testing and more or less duplicate it.  The nurse told me the doctor would be checking my feet for neuropathy which he never did and I did not remember until I was out of the building.  I am sure they will fake that too, lol.  As I left I remembered the issue with the pains in my left hand but that will have to wait till next time.  So then, today I get a call from the doctors office.  My blood sugars are out of control.....A1C should be under 6, mine is 10 something.  My blood sugar for that day was 300 something.  It should be under 120 and now they are saying under 100.  And OMG...my triglycerides.  Mine have always run high.  Around 250 and it should be under 150.  But it is now over 1000.  I was in shock.  I have to start insulin.  20 units a day...but was not given a time to do it.  Suz picked it up for me and it is pen injectable.  So I am looking at it and there are no needles.  So Suz went back to get some....Why would the pharmacist not say that it needed needles...it was a new order?  He told Suz that the doctor should have ordered them, then they would go through insurance.  At least I got generic ones as the ones the pen calls for are very expensive.  The Pharmacist could not tell me when to take the insulin.  I have to contact my doctor about that.  I will also have to call anticoag clinic again to let them no another new med.  I am at a loss.  I need to make a lot of changes in my life.  Am I ready for this?  No, but I'll have to be.  I am just hoping all the new meds etc do the trick and make me feel better and in less pain.  Tomorrow I will show you all the tags I have made for the event and I still have to make 4 more for the guaranteed items, another for a raffle prize 6 more for contest winners and all the ones I offered over the weekend.  I am so glad it is done.  I hope we raised good money for the shoeboxes.

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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/12/2014 9:00 AM)



Brrrrrrrr.      Remember a few days ago when we were in the 70s?  Right now it's ZERO with a wind chill of 9 below zero, and more snow is predicted.   Lovely to be retired and have groceries in so making meals is no problem.  Sounds like a great day to stay inside in front of the fire with a good book to me!

We shouldn't complain about our snow.  It looks like Minnesota and Wisconsin really got dumped on!   One advantage is that they are used to it and the cities actually know how to move snow.  Around here they clean the major streets and they used to clean the streets in our old neighborhood because it was on a School Bus route.   Here in our little Patio Home community, they don't clear the streets of snow unless they are I don't remember how many inches deep, but a lot.  While our sidewalks and driveways are cleared by the HOA, the actual streets really get bad!   We are lucky that our house is only about four houses and a small green belt away from a major through street.   When we were looking to build, I liked a lot up on the little hill overlooking the neighborhood, but thankfully Mike was a whole lot smarter than I am and rejected the hill and the problems driving there would present in the winter.   

Aside from putting the flag out, we didn't do anything to celebrate Veteran's Day.   There were so many offers of free this or that for Veterans and we talked about taking advantage of something, but it snowed all afternoon and it seemed nicer to just put some pork chops in the crock pot and "hole in". 

What a nightmare that sounds like for Suz' MIL.  It would be great if one of her daughters could/would buy into her house and take care of her.  The idea of a Nursing Home gives me the shivers, too, though of course that's so much easier for the family because then they don't have to worry.  There are times when I'm rather glad I DON'T have family ~ lol.

Ooh, I hope your mom doesn't need rotator cuff surgery!  The recovery is long and difficult and sometimes not complete.   Tell her to "be good" and avoid it!

OMG, your day at the Dr's office ~~ I don't have words!   First, it sounds a bit Keystone Kops, but I know that all the Dr's offices are becoming more overworked and therefore inefficient.  Still, it's frightening.  If their records are wrong, how can they be sure not to prescribe something that would actually cause harm?   We certainly have to be our own advocate, because there is no more "Marcus Welby" or "Dr Kildare".  It's only going to get worse.   Scary!   I'm glad you are on top of things yourself and can hold their toes to the fire.  Way too much for you to have to deal with!

Does it cause a problem for you to sit at the computer and do all the work you have to do making tags?   I know you love to play games too.

Mike woke up with a bad knee this morning.  He's in a lot of pain and I'm not sure what is causing it.  He can barely walk so I'd best go and give him a hand.    Hopefully this won't last too long!

Have a good day!

 

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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/12/2014 11:50 AM)


We did not see any of that snow that WI got, we just got some rain out of it and some cold temperatures.  I have not been sleeping well and I think it is because of my hip.  So hope the med will work and I will sleep better.  I really need to work on all those tags, lol.  I am going to post them in a separate thread so as not to bog this one down.  Missed you while I was gone, kept wanting to tell you things, lol.
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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/13/2014 10:09 AM)



They say a picture is worth 1000 words, so here is a very lengthy post from me. 


It was Sunny and in the 70s on Nov 10th  


The petunias were still blooming and peeking through the Autumn wreath.

Then the next day the temps took a 50 degree free fall and it snowed, 

and on the 12th, we saw another 13 degree drop in temperature plus a well below zero wind chill.   

What a difference a day makes.  






The sum total of ALL of our Fall and Thanksgiving decorations ~~ lol


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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/13/2014 10:22 AM)



Good Morning.  

OMG, I slept until 6:30!  I can't remember the last time that happened.  

It's still bitterly cold (zero!), but I think the snow has stopped for today.  They shoveled our walks and driveways shortly before 8 PM, but by 10 everything was dusted again.  We only had a couple of bags of trash in the can, so we decided not to risk a fall by taking the trash can to the curb last night or early this morning.

I'm making beef stew for dinner tonight and we can have it for the next couple of days.  Sounds good for these temperatures!

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It's good that you didn't get all the snow I saw in some areas of Wisconsin.   We didn't get a lot, I'm guessing 5 inches or so total, but day-am it's cold!

What kind of pill did the Dr give you for your hip?  It was interesting that he could see from the tests that it WAS your hip and not your back giving you the pain.  Is it 'just' a pain pill, or something to work on the problem or what?

Whatever it is, I hope it lessens the pain and you can sleep.

Mike's knee is still bothering him, but not as much as yesterday morning.   He could barely walk ~ that pseudo gout.  He hasn't had that for a long time, so he doesn't have any meds on hand.  He had another episode about a month ago.  If he gets another one I'm going to insist he calls his Dr for the meds.

Have a good day!


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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/13/2014 11:07 PM)

Well here I am trying again.  i was in earlier and was nearly 

done and I hit the close ex by accident.  I was so ticked at 

myself I left.  Now I will try again.

I love the way the pansies were coming up into the wreath.

Added a little something extra.  I suppose now they are

dead with the snow.  Too bad.  You can keep that snow too

while your at it.  I do not want it.  It's just cold here.  I can

deal with that.

I like your minimalist fall decor.  I love your cat end irons

or whatever they are.  When did you get those?  I do not

recall seeing them before.  I hope Mike's knee gets better

soon.  Tell him I said to call the doctor and get the med

reordered.  That's an order!

The doctor gave me Meloxicam for arthritis.  It's an NSAID

so it will effect my INR.   I think I did the insulin injection

right today except at the end.  I forgot to count to 6 after

the injection was done.  That is so residual med gets in 

before you pull the needle out.  Tomorrow I will get it all

right.  Still my sugars were in the 200's.  This is going 

to take a lot of work.   I had just bought 8 cans of the

Trader Joes Salted Caramel Chai Latte that I love and

it is no longer available.  I planned on having a cup

everyday, but it is over 2 carb choices and I do not get

a great deal of choices so have to decide what to do.

Going to switch my juice to no sugar added or diet.

I need to eat a lot more vegetables but my favorites

are all those lovely greens.  I really am going to 

check this all out on line.   When I was on actos I

could eat anything and my sugars stayed low.  But

the insurance I got at that time would not cover it.

It was well over $100 so had to change.  Dr, put

me on Glyberide and that was ok but A1C was a bit

over 6 so he added the Metformin.  So I got out of 

the habit of checking my blood sugars.  So recently

I did check and it was high 200's and a couple times

over 300 so that was why I brought it up with him.

Kind of scares me, I have enough problems with

out this.  So going to start working on getting the

weight off too.  WIsh me luck.

You did not check out my tags.  They are in the post under

our November Chat!!

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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/14/2014 10:11 AM)


 

Good Morning.  It's Friday ~ not that that means very much anymore. Ha!

Heat Wave ~ we're up to 9 degrees this morning.  Toasty ~~ not.  We may even get above freezing today!

On the news last night a 3 or 4 month old kitten was found in some people's back yard, apparently frozen to death, covered with snow and not moving or apparently breathing.    She is so lucky THEY are the ones who found her, because I'm sure I would have thought she was dead ~~ and she would be today!   They, smart and compassionate folks that they are, put her on a heating pad and tried to warm her up, and then took her to the Denver Dumb Friends League, where vets there put her on heating pads and hot water bottles and gave her warm intravenous solutions and after several hours she came to and is apparently going to be ok.  They named her Elsa for a character in the Disney movie Frozen.  I suspect she won't have any trouble finding a new forever home.

See?  I CAN share a NICE story sometimes!   I posted the link to the story and pictures on Facebook, too.

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We're not supposed to get any more snow today, but we are expecting it during the rest of the week.   It's so cold we aren't likely to lose what we have today.  We haven't picked up the mail for THREE days!  It's just down our short drive, but when there is any 'slick' on the drive, neither of us wants to chance it.  What a couple of Wusses!   If it isn't completely dry today, we may DRIVE down to pick it up ~~ and you may feel free to laugh at that image!  

Those cats are wood carvings. My brother used to have an antique shop in Rice Lake, and when he went on a buying trip he found them.  They were all painted but he removed the paint and refinished them and give them to me for Christmas long before I met Mike.  So yes, they have been around longer than HE has.  

Mike's knee is better today.  He's walking pretty much normally, but I will be on him to get an Indocin prescription if he gets another attack.  

How miserable to have to be on Insulin when you know the Actos would keep your blood sugars in check.  I will NEVER understand the "logic" of insurance companies!   It's miserable to have to balance between keeping your sugars in check and not having your INR go crazy.

Our friend Barb is fighting kidney problems and the threat of dialysis AND she has diabetes.  She has to watch everything she even THINKS about eating and the meds she gets for one problem cause more issues for the other problem.  It's horrid.   I don't like hearing that you are on Metformin ~~That's the drug that they say caused Barb's kidney failure!  Please ask your Dr about it.   I shouldn't second guess the experts, but Barb is very likely to have to go on Dialysis because of it.  You don't need THAT!

I DID check out your lovely tags and posted about them there.  Didn't you see me??

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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
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Good Morning!

It's 18 degrees right now, but we're heading for a nice toasty 21 by 10AM ~ when it's supposed to start to snow!  
Ho! Ho! Ho!

I'm glad we have stew for tonight ~ did I mention it was really good, if I do say so meself.    I think it may be a Hot Chocolate kind of day ~~~ there aren't any carbs in Hot Chocolate, are there?



Have a grand day.

I Love Snow ~ if I don't have to shovel it!!

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I was here yesterday and I must have forgotten to post?  I swear that I am brain dead lately. Can I blame that on the hip and the high blood sugar numbers? They are still high and the insulin definitely needs tweaking.  Recheck blood sugars on the 24th.
I love the kitten story, it could have been so tragic. Thank God for caring people. I love that they named her Elsa from Frozen. Everyone want to be Elsa....why doesn't anyone want to be her sister Anna? LOL Every little girl will want the Elsa Kitty!!
I wonder why I never noticed those carved cats before? I love them. So happy to hear that Mike's knee is better. Yes, Actos worked great for me, but too expensive. I probably could go back on it now but it is one of those meds that can cause bladder cancer. In fact my Aunt Sandy got bladder cancer while on it. Though I was on it quite a while with no issues.  You just cannot win. I am really trying to cut back carbs.  I just feel that cutting carbs and greens really limits what I can eat. Everything I love has carbs or greens. Life really sucks right now.  I need to get beyond the why me phase and move on to the I can do this phase...but am having trouble getting there, lol. I think because I really do not want to go. :) I will look into the Metformin more. I had not seen that you had seen them until your note. I was just looking at the count and it said 1 and 1, so I thought that was all me going in.  Sorry.  I will add the others as I go. I think it is not just me thinking my tags are great. I have had inquiries if I have a tag group or always list as they would like to get more of my tags. I would love to do it. I just do not want to spend all my time putting names on tags. But I am seriously considering it. If I do, do you want to join?? lol. Beef Stew sounds really good. I think I have a crock pot recipe for that.  I have to get to work tagging.  Keep keeping the snow by you.
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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/16/2014 8:38 AM)


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Hello. It's 3 degrees above zero as we speak, with a wind chill of 6 below.  Ah, but not to worry.  We're supposed to warm up to a toasty 30 degrees by this afternoon.   It snowed all day yesterday so they didn't shovel.  I'd hate to be "them" shoveling today.  Hope they dress warm!  

Another American was beheaded by ISIS yesterday.  I don't even know what to say to express my contempt and hatred for these people and for anyone who supports them, including those in my own government.
I saw a report that the original British accented hooded monster who has until now done the beheadings we have seen was injured in American Air strikes and was rushed to a hospital.  I don't know if it's true or not, but if it is I hope his injuries are beyond painful and render him incapable of enjoying the 72 innocent little girls (or boys?) he is promised as his reward ~ the filthy pedophile.   

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I hope your blood sugar numbers are coming down.  You can't check  them yourself?  I'm sorry the hip pain is still so bad.  How miserable!   It's a real horror that when 'they' fix a problem with meds, so often it causes a new and sometimes worse problem.  Really scary.  Do talk to your Dr about what issues the meds he has you on could cause and why he chose that particular med.  I'm sure we annoy them when we question, but I think maybe we keep them on their toes, too.  (And I'll hold the rest of my rant now ~~ lol)  

I've always loved your tags and I think the ones you made for the event are lovely.  Of course I'd join a group if you created it for the purpose of making wonderful things for Me!   

Good luck getting all of your promised tags done! 



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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
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Good Morning 

Still below freezing, but no snow for today.  It snowed less than 2 inches after the last time they shoveled, so they didn't shovel again.  Remember my telling you how the South facing houses in our old neighborhood had all of their snow melted and the pavements dry after a snow, while we with the North facing homes had 6 inches of snow that would never melt until Summer, so we always had to shovel?   Well, the same thing is true here.  Our house faces West and we get a lot of the sun that warms the South facing homes so our snow is melting.  The South facing homes have their walks and drives completely dry ~ but the pavement at the North facing homes remains snow covered until it's shoveled.  Since no one is going to shovel under 2 inches for them, it remains until and unless THEY shovel it themselves.  Can you even guess how glad I am that we did not buy a North facing home again?!  

In the news:  I was upset by the fact that there was so little mention of the most recent beheading.  It's as if it was old news and no big deal!  Finally today, there is coverage.  Good Lord, if we accept horrors like this as 'ordinary', all hope is gone.

Another man, American citizen and Dr working with Ebola patients, was brought to Omaha for treatment for Ebola, but overnight he died.   The expense of bringing him here and treating him is staggering, but my friend in Omaha tells me that the family is responsible for the cost ~ some $200k.  Omaha churches and charities are raising funds to help the family.  

Ferguson, the threat of Executive Amnesty ~ it almost makes a person miss Lindsay Lohan.

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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/17/2014 6:06 PM)


You just couldn't do it could you?  I asked you one little thing... keep the snow by you.  But no!!  You just had to share it.  We got a couple inches and it is soooo cold.  It is really early for temperatures this cold, it is 11 degrees right now.
I went for my INR today and I was 2.93...in range but barely.
But they are going to keep me on the same dose and recheck in 3 weeks and see if they need to lower my dosage then.  I think I will be quite high by then, but maybe not...too many changes going on in my body.
I added 4 more tags to the thread with the others.  I now have completed all my offers and guaranteed items.  I only have my prizes for the major raffles to go.  3 sets for 1st place, 2 sets for 2nd place, 1 set for 3rd place, 1 set as a raffle prize and 1 set for the mystery winner.  Almost makes me glad this is the last event.  Almost!!
I have to give the meds time to work.  Only been on them a week. But if the one for arthritis does not hold better, I will be asking him for an increase or to try something else.  I am pretty sure that after the next blood test I will be seeing an increase in that med.  At lease it does not effect the INR.  I wish I could find my info I got when I took classes for diabetes.  It had a diet plan that was just for me.  How many carbs, protein, etc and when to take them.  It was adjust myself.
I read about the beheading in the world news shorts that are in our newspaper.  Am so sick of this.
How about all this controversy about Bill Cosby?  Do not know what to believe.  Truth or many joining on the band wagon to make a buck.  I really hate to believe it is true.  But I saw an interview of a woman that says he tried to rape her when she was 17.  So much unknown and perhaps swept under the rug.
We just had a case where a man had a lot of child pornography on his computer.  I was happy to see that after he serves his time he will be deported back to Mexico.
Well that's all the news that's fit to print.
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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/18/2014 12:57 PM)


 

Good Noon!

I think we're going to get above freezing today ~ hooray!  We have a Grocery Delivery coming this morning and I'm making meat loaf for dinner, and such is the extent of our exciting lives.   They were supposed to be here between 10 and 12, but the guy just called to say he'd be here in 15 or 20 minutes.  I'm glad they call to let you know when they will be late, but that's the reason I didn't post sooner.  I thought I'd just start and he'd arrive.  

I did discover that we are living in a hovel this morning though!   When I signed in there was a link to Arvada houses and moving to Arvada, so I thought I'd peek in and look at a few other homes in Arvada.  The cheapest one was $650,000 and the most expensive one $2.4 MILLION.  Good Lord!   All this time I thought we had a nice house.  Ah, well.  Our hovel is good enough for us I think.  LOL

I had to do my Remote ICD (Defibrillator check) this morning.  The battery has lasted longer than they expect, but it appears that we are coming to the end of the battery life.  They shortened my usual every-four-months test to two months, and as the battery life gets lower they will continue to shorten the time between tests until I need surgery to replace it. I'm hoping to be able to get past the holidays before I have to have it replaced ~~ fingers crossed and prayers offered.   I am SO lucky to be able to submit most of the tests remotely rather than having to come in to the office each time.  That really blows half a day between driving to and from and waiting to be called.  The actual test only takes a few minutes.  Lovely to be able to "phone it in" most of the time.

We got a call yesterday that they are going to put up our outside decorations this coming Monday.  We won't turn the lights on until Thanksgiving night, but they will be up and ready.  Mike is saying he wants to put the tree up ~ but not decorate it ~ this weekend, so when we turn the outside lights on, we can also turn the tree lights on.  We'll have it in the front window.   We won't plan to actually decorate it until after Thanksgiving and after Carolyn leaves.   It's a bit more challenging when you have to rely on others to do things for you, but I suspect if the weather is nice, many in the neighborhood will be putting their outside decorations up Thanksgiving weekend.

Marcella texted that her schedule changed at the restaurant so she can't come on Thursday and could she come the following Monday.  That will work perfectly, though she may have to contend with the Trimming folks for parking spaces, depending on what time they come.   Since Carolyn is coming on Thursday, the house should be nice and clean for her.  I don't know what this means for her ongoing service.  Normally we wouldn't like Mondays because any company we get is usually on the weekends..  

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Sorry I couldn't keep the snow to myself for a while longer.  I think it's the neighbors ~ THEY wanted it to stop. 

I'm glad  your numbers are still in range.  It's hard to keep them that way when you're fooling with new meds and changes in existing ones.

I did see the lovely tags you added last night and commented in that thread.  Beautiful work!

I find the accusations about Bill Cosby hard to believe, and I an't help wondering why they are being trotted out again now.   The word blackmail keeps floating through my mind.

I dunno.  Given the way things are going,  your child pornographer may be given a ticker tape parade and luxury hotel room rather than jail time and deportation.  This CRAP is making me crazed ~~~ or even more crazed than usual.  Ha.

Stay warm, and  I hope you can get some pain relief and get your blood sugar numbers under control quickly!


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RE:NOVEMBER CHAT
(Date Posted:11/18/2014 9:05 PM)

 


Well, as I said on Face Book we had a major water main break here last night.  But they took care of it pretty quickly I guess.  The water was back on by 1:30 am.  The landlord checked the basement today to make sure no water got in there and it was fine.  When they were going through the cement I felt like my chair had a vibrator in it, lol.  Worked yesterday and today on moms check book.  I did not balance it the last couple times, she did and cannot get it to balance this month.  I went back 2 months and rechecked all figures.  Started off she was about $60 off.  When I redid everything I ended up $7.35 off.  I triple checked and got that answer each time.  So we finally took what they say she has, by subtracting outstanding checks on line from her todays balance on line.  It was $7.35 less than what we had.  It drives me crazy trying to make her checkbook balance.  I just wish she would let me take care of the balancing.  It is hard after she has changed and crossed out, etc things in it . Oh well.

Seems that Marcela always ends up changing her day when you are getting company and it works for the better, lol.  Someone is watching out for you.  If you are living in a hovel then I am living in a card board box!!  I forgive you for not keeping hold of that snow :)  This crap with Bill Cosby is something else.  I do not want to believe it, but their seems to be a lot of info out there with complaints of many women and pay offs.  Now I know there are often payoffs just to keep things out of the news.  But then they should not be coming back years later and starting it up again.  But, if it is all true...then I guess he should face the music.  I really do not know what to think.  They talked a bit about it on Nancy Grace or Dr. Drew.  They also talked about Honey BooBoo's mom and about Charles Manson getting married.  This world is going to hell.

The hip pain is not nearly as bad as it had been.  But I am having a terrible time sleeping.  I do not know why, but I think it is my CPap.  Maybe I need new tubes and pillow for it.  I am just waking up all the time. Going to bed late...like 2 or 3.  I keep getting water coming thought the CPap tubing and that is not supposed to happen and it is quite noisy believe it or not.  I pray I did not break something as I pulled it on the floor a few night ago.

Today I had an Unwich.  Instead of bread for your sandwich, you make your sandwich on lettuce and then wrap it around the fixings.  I really enjoyed it and that will eliminate some carbs from my diet.  I am taking things very seriously now.  I did allow myself my Chai this morning but I made it with water instead of milk to save some there.  I would cut down to half a bagel  but then I think I would still be hungry.  I will keep trying.

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